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Thousands of Raleigh area college students marching to Capital grounds

North Carolina State Capitol (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Title:
Thousands of Raleigh area college students marching to Capital grounds
Topics:
Student Life
Subjects:
College students
Protest movements
Anti-war demonstrations
Item identifier:
ua023_025-004-bx0006-002-019
Created Date:
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Description:
Transcribed from back: Thousands March To The Capital : About 6,000 demonstrators, mostly students from area Universities and colleges, marched to the State Capitol Friday afternoon to express dissent with a telegram sent by Governor Scot in support of Nixon's move into Cambodia. The line to the Capitol extended for blocks. This picture was taken from the [twentieth] floor of the downtown Holiday Inn as the crowd moved toward the Capitol grounds.
Genre:
Photographs
Articles
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs

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Street:
1 East Edenton St., Union Square
Community:
Raleigh
State:
NC
Zip:
27601
Architectural note:
The structure is one of North Carolina's finest and best preserved Greek Revival public buildings. A sequence of architects were involved in the project. Nichols functioned only in the capacity of architect on this project In 1970, a marble replica of the Canova Washington was added. The building was restored to its orginal paint colors and granitizing in the 1990s.
Historical note:
The capitol grounds contain several memorials to wars and political figures erected through twentieth century. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as a North Carolina Historic Site, and as a National Historical Landmark.
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Subjects:
Capitols
Public buildings
Historic sites
Memorials
Greek revival (Architecture)
Marble
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Politicians
Granite
National Register of Historic Places
National Historic Landmarks
Historic buildings
Latitude, Longitude:
35.781257, -78.63894

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